A ripe, soft wine that has touches of wood from its four months aging in barrel. There is a spicy, perfumed character with apricot and ripe pear flavors. The acidity is well in balance. Drink this attractive 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.