A mix of Portuguese and French oak aging has given this warm blend a touch of toast as well as bringing out the tannins of the grape. Mixed with the red-berry fruits, the wine is crisp while also rich. Drink 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.