Fine, fruity wine, showing good red berry and cherry fruits, the acidity and freshness smoothed by wood aging. It has fine balance, a structure that promises some aging (2–3 years) and the light, fresh finish that is the hallmark of 2004 in Bordeaux.
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.