This is a wine that combines rich berry fruits and a layer of fine tannins. Juicy blackberry flavors are spiced with the wood aging and given a dark, solid texture from the structure. The wine is ready to drink, packed with fruit and spicy acidity.
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.