This is a smoothly textured wine, full of berry fruits that are rich enough to cope with the acidity. The tannins come through slowly, balanced by plenty of acidity as well as lively fruit tones at the end. This is full of life and ready to drink.
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.