Cherries and fresh berry fruits dominate this smoothly ripe wine. It has light tannins, a smooth leather and sweet plum skin texture which gives it a round character. The acidity, cutting through the sweetness, gives a lift, finishing the wine on a fresh, mineral character.
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.