This lightly wood-aged wine is ripe, with some firm tannins and a dense structure. It is full of red-berry and spice flavors that are underscored by the dry tannins. Drink this balanced wine now.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.