For a Cahors, this is a surprisingly light and gently fruity wine. It is dry, with some tannic character, but it is much more about youthful black fruit flavors than it is about structure. It is ready to 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.