Fresh strawberry aromas set the scene for a bright, red berry flavored wine. It has vibrant, vivid acidity and exotic perfumes. The tannins, however, do suggest that this is a bigger, tougher wine than the fruit offers. Over the next few months, it is likely to fill out and become more dense.
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.