This is a jammy, ripe wine that smells of the south of France. That gives warmth, richness and a full-bodied character. Black plums, luscious berries and light tannins all make for a wine ?that can be drunk now.
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.