With some good years of aging, this wine is smooth and generous. It still has all its black fruits and acidity along with some integrated tannins that are now a part of this ripe wine. It is ready to drink.
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.