Lightweight, but with a firm tannic background, this wine doesn't completely hang together. It's rather too dry for the fruit, although the flavors of fresh strawberries are attractive when they do come through.
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.