There is a meaty feel to this wine, under the ripe, warm fruits. The acidity does come through with some red apple flavors, though overall it is rich and smooth.
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.