Dense, rich and ripe, this has some tannic structure, but it's less salient compared to the ripe fruit, soft texture and juicy acidity. This wine can age, although it is already showing fruitiness.
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.