This wine is dense, flavored with black cherries and fresh acidity over a smooth, silky texture. It is not as powerful as the 2003, but is ready to drink; a pleasurable, very food-friendly wine.
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.