Ripe fruits show strongly in this wine. Plum and black cherry flavors are underscored by the firm tannins and solid structure. That suggests the wine, with its acidity, will age through 2015.
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.