A deep purple color gives this wine an immediately exuberant appearance. It's ripe on the palate, with soft tannins to contrast a fresh black cherry tone. Lively acidity carries the finish.
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.