Strawberry aromas are out in force here. On the palate, the wine is more structured, with some dark tannins, but its fruit is still right out there, with sweetness as well as richness. The texture is velvet smooth, leavened with acidity.
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.