This is a beautifully perfumed, rich wine. It is opulent and smooth in character, with a dense package of fine black fruit flavors. There are some dry tannins to give structure, but this wine is more about ripe fruit and a generous aftertaste.
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.