A wood-aged, ripe wine that balances rich berry fruit with acidity, this is accessible with soft tannins. At seven years old, its fruitiness has softened, but there is still bright acidity and a crisp aftertaste. 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.