Firm tannins and its dark plum and blackberry fruits all point to a structured wine that has aging potential. It is ripe, with black cherry and spice notes that are balanced with acidity. Keep for one year.
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.