A big, jammy wine with full ripe strawberries and sweet, juicy blackberries. The tannins are soft, and the acidity plays a balancing supporting role. Not for aging, but delicious to drink in the next few years.
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.