While this wine still has the firm, tannic core typical of this vintage, it also has a mature character that shows it's ready to drink. Dry tannins and a ripe, spicy character mingle on the palate. 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.