Opulently fruity, it has tarry, firm tannins as well as ripe black plum flavors. Acidity adds a fresher element to this rich, rounded wine. It's ready to drink.
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.