Smooth and rich, a delicious black berry juice-flavored wine, its tannins embraced by ripe fruit and sweetness. The wine does have a dry core, along with acidity, although it will be ready to drink in the next 2–3 years.
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.