The wine is driven by its full and rich red fruits. The tannins are smooth, given a polish by the wood aging. It's structured, firm and ready to drink, with a solid future until 2020.
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.