A ripe wine, this shows the richness of the 2009 vintage. The tannins are well integrated into the blackberry fruit, creating a smooth and opulent wine that's worth aging but is also ready to 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.