With some tannins and structure, this is still a juicy, red-berry-flavored wine. Acidity and the lightly dry core give shape to the bright, ripe fruitiness. Drink 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.