This is a delicious wine already offering great ripe swathes of red fruits as well as soft tannins. There is a warm feel to the wine with a rounded texture and tannins that come through slowly, promising positive development over 3–6 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.