This is a very soft wine, with a smooth wood-aged character that has buried some of its juicy fruit. It has a red berry flavor and acidity, rounded out by spice and toast notes. For short-term aging.
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.