A decisively fresh wine, its red fruits laced with immediate acidity. It is intensely fruity, offering soft flavors, touched with some cinnamon, and layered with sweet tannins. At this stage, it is all fruit, but aged for 6 months and the secondary flavors will come out.
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.