A very fruity wine, with touches of new wood, this is certainly in a modern style, with spice from the wood and some tastes of extraction. But the juiciness is good and the acidity is fresh, so that the wine ends up pleasantly in balance.
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.