Showing, coffee and sweet juicy fruit, the wine has a light touch, freshened with acidity and strengthened lightly with tannins. There is a meaty character, but the wine does finish a little hollow.
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.