This is an opulent, delicious, rounded wine. It has fresh berry acidity, but that is only a part of the sweet red fruits and cranberry flavors. The texture is ripe, just edged with soft tannins.
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.