The wine has a fine smoky character lying over the blackberry fruits. It has the potential to be rich with generous fruits and balanced tannins. The aftertaste is juicy and crisp.
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.