This juicy, earthy wine already shows some maturity. It has leathery tannins as well as younger berry fruits that are still present. A blend of Grenache, Cinsault and Syrah, it has underlying dryness that gives shape to the ripe texture. Drink now.
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.