Rich and firm, this has dry tannins set over the red berry fruits and acids. There is a crisp edge to go with the firm core. This is a wine to age for 2–3 years or drink this 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.