Red fruits and spice along with mineral acidity give this wine interest as well as freshness. Juiciness dominates, with subdued tannins behind the wall of fruit. Age maybe for 1–2 years.
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.