This demi-sec (off dry) means there is some initial roundness that makes it more attractive young. But the underlying acidity and the green plum flavor, along with an edge of tannin, all suggest some aging ability. Drink now–2012.
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.