Very soft, smooth and polished, this favors ripe plums and figs, and ripe, lightweight tannins. It is designed as an easy-going, soft wine, and does the job very well.
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.