Ripe, soft, sweet fruit gives this wine great charm. There are some tannins, but in the big picture, they disappear behind the ripe strawberries and the touches of wood. Acidity is there, but more in the feel than in taste.
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.