A soft ripe wine, this is elegant and with a light layer of tannins to give structure. The wine is now mature with juicy acidity giving way to secondary flavors. The finish brings out a more structured dryness. Drink now.
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.