A soft, ripe and smooth wine, this conveys sweet caramel as well as brighter green fruits and citrus. A smoky character gives complexity and a ripe aftertaste to go with the juicy acidity. It is 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.