From the southern slopes of Bordeaux's Entre-deux-Mers, this is rounded, fleshy and packed with plum and smoke flavors. It has the vintage's richness and the soft tannins, making it already drinkable.
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.