Now reaching its maturity, this is a wine that shows tannins that have softened into spicy acidity, meaty flavors and a suggestion of wood. It is a dry wine, now ready to drink.
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.