This is soft and full bodied, with round tannins that hint at dryness. With its ripe red-plum and strawberry flavors, this is a pleasure to drink now, but it is likely to age for several months.
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.