A deliciously ripe and soft wine, this is also fruity and with a fine tang of clementine. There is a refreshing side to the red-currant fruitiness and intense acidity. It is lightly perfumed and finished with a touch of pepper. Drink now.
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.