Red fruits andsoft tannins with wood hints give this wine a fresh, immediate appeal. The fruit structure is slightly hot and leathery, but this is balanced with ripeness and very soft 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.