Full-bodied wine, rich and rounded. It has its edge of tannins underlying the ripe cherry fruits. There is a jammy character that seems to diminish any acidity, making this a wine for drinking soon.
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.