With the French winemaking influence of consultant Pascal Chatonnet, this is a rich and rounded wine, bringing out some flavors of wood, while preserving much of the firm, structured character of the Baga grape. Just ready to drink, but worth aging.
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.