The wine is soft, ripe, with a touch of maturity followed by good, tight wood tannins. The wine has a ripe character, quite full with hints of the wood aging as well as mature fruit.
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.