Enticing ripe fruits envelop this wine in a rich cloak of red fruit, chocolate and spices. The tannins are deceptively easy, but provide considerable power underneath the elegant fruit. At this stage, the wine is still very young, but there are plenty for indications of a rich, long-term future.
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.