Spicy fruits vie with blackberry flavors in this soft, rounded wine. The tannic element comes through in some stalky edges, but the finish is ripe and soft.
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.