There is a ripe, jammy strawberry feel to this generous, warm-hearted wine. The structure is elegant, showcasing its fruits as much as its tannins, yet leaving the impression of a Pinot Noir that has hidden power. Age this 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.