This smoky, ripe wine is attractively balanced, showing the freshness of the vintage. There is a pleasant touch of wood, along with black-currant fruitiness and the potential to age for 3–5 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.