Great berry and plum fruits leap out of the glass. It has a solid structure, to be sure, but it is the ripe character of the wine, a delicious balance between great fruit and acidity that dominates.
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.