This is a ruby reserve, bright red/black in color, with youthful fruity freshness. There are black fruits, with an edge of stalkiness, but ripely sweet at the same time. The aftertaste reveals good balancing acidity.
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.