Hinting at mushrooms, the aroma of this wine is now mature. The palate also brings out a mature character, with its soft tannins and dried fruit flavors. It's still very drinkable, fresh and enjoyable. Just don't keep it.
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.