Profiting from the richness of 2009, this is a smooth blackberry-flavored wine. It has ripe fruit, a center of dry tannin and juicy acidity. The aftertaste is firm with some dryness.
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.