With some years under its belt, this has become a ripe, full and smooth wine. It shows attractive acidity as well as some firm tannins, but these fit well into the juicy black plum fruits and fresh aftertaste. Drink now.
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.