Ripe plum and blackberry fruits push this wine forward, with firm tannins and smokiness. Full and juicy in feel, this is a fruity wine that is immediately accessible and friendly. It's a wine that will age over the medium term.
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.