There is a rustic side to this wine, not unattractive and given a lift by the juicy acidity and spice aftertaste. The wine is dark in color, more fruit than structure. It is 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.