The softness of the 2000 vintage is reflected in this delicious, gentle, ripe wine. It is full of soft red fruits, lifted easily by the fresh red currant acidity and cranberry texture. It is showing signs of maturity, but still has several years to develop.
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.