Now mature, this is a softly fruity wine, its cherry and black currant fruits attractive rounded out by the gentle tannins. There is a dry core that comes with touches of wood and acidity. Not for 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.