A ripe and rounded wine, it has rich red currants and berries. It conveys some weight and a full-bodied feel that is balanced by the fresh acidity. Very clean and fruity, it has a mineral edge that will allow it to age until late 2014.
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.