A rich and fruity wine, it's not subtle, but is full of spice and red berry flavors. Firm tannins underpin the bright, bold flavors and suggest that this is a wine that could age for a few years but is also very enjoyable 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.