This is a full, ripe wine, with tannins that are already well integrated into the red fruits. It's rich and full, packed with delicious ripeness. A wine for pleasure in the next few months, but it will also age well for 3–4 years.
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.