An enormously enjoyable big, ripe bruiser of a wine. It is full of ripe fruit, just underlined with some firm tannins. It's ready to drink now, its black currant flavor brimming out of the glass.
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.