An unoaked wine that relies on its black fruits. While there are light tannins, it is the berry flavors and attractive acidity that carry the day. The wine with its final lift is 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.