Rich and fruity, this wine has a warm feel to it. With ripe blackberries and a dense texture, it is full bodied, but with a firm tannic edge. The freshness of the year comes through with the acidity on the finish.
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.