Soft, sweet flavors dominate this wine. Red fruit and vanilla give it softness and richness with a touch of spice. This is an attractive wine, ready to drink now, but with a touch of dryness for the future. —R.V.
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.