This is a soft wine, dense and ripe. Any tannins are covered by sweet blackberry fruit flavors. This has attractive spice, final juiciness and bright acidity. A wine for early drinking.
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.