Almost black in color, this is a big, bold and rich ruby. Dark berry fruits are sustained by a sweet, jammy character. The tannins do give the wine structure, but the rich sweetness dominates. Drink now.
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.