This rich, smooth wine is driven by its ripe fruitiness. It is warm and rounded, combining black and red fruit with a harmonizing shot of licorice. Give it a few months, but it is nearly 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.