Blackberry flavors dominate this wine, but there's also good acidity, fragrant spice, and just a hint of wood. The wine, with its finely honed texture has a good future, so drink after 2015.
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.