This wine, while so fresh and fruity, also has some weight behind it, giving ripe plum and black-cherry flavors. A tannic texture behind the wine balances with the final acidity.
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.