The richness of this wine reflects the warmth of the vintage. Ripe and full, it balances intense acidity with generous red fruits. A hint of pepper gives the wine a lift. Drink with food.
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.