The initial impression is of a jammy, almost sweet wine. Later bright berry fruits, some wood and a dense tannin core kick in. With its sweet chocolate and juicy edge, this is a wine ready to drink now. Screwcap.
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.