Full in the mouth, with attractive acidity and some weight, this feels rich. There is an initial earthy character, but this blows away to leave a ripe, green plum- and strawberry-flavored wine.
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.