A shallot-skin-colored wine, this has ripe red berry fruits and a soft texture. It is attractively on the way to maturity, with hints of toast coming through the acidity and rounded character at the end. The wine 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.