In an immediately attractive soft cushioned, perfumed style, this is ripe, buoyed with fresh strawberry juice and balancing fresh, almost sweet, acidity. The wine is smooth, layering the light tannins with the intense fruits.
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.