A very direct wine, which just shouts Pinot Noir. There's no mistaking the ripe cherry aromas and fresh fruit, packed with acidity, just edged by some rustic character. The tannins are here, but the fruit is overwhelming.
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.