The wine is ripe, soft and spicy. It has a rustic feel, disclosing earthy aromas and almond and spice flavors. Light acidity keeps the wine fresh, although already it is showing signs of maturity. 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.