Firm, rich and still tannic, this is a solid wine is concentrated, full of black fruits and balanced acidity. The juiciness gives the wine a fresh aftertaste. A ripe wine, it is now just ready to drink.
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.