Rounded and smooth, this wine has fine acidity to go with its black plum and herbal flavors. The fruit is full in the mouth, richly spiced, while also textured with dusty tannins. Worth aging, but deliciously juicy 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.