Wonderfully aromatic wine that brings forward red cherry fruit over the more solid tannins and dry core. It is open, packed with fruit and acidity, obviously ready to drink, although likely to age.
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.