This is a rounded wine that brings forward soft tannins and flavors of ripe fruit and spice. The red currant fruit dominates while the sultana flavor adds some richness.
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.