A ripe, simple, pleasurable wine, with soft, dusty tannins and fruit that is already mature. There is a juicy red berry character, rounded out with some spicy wood.
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.