This shows the lean character that comes from the vintage. But it's balanced with juicy black-fruit flavors and soft tannins that are now maturing. This is attractrive for a light, ready-to-drink wine.
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.