A light wine, the tannins stalky and chewy, but with fresh red berry fruits and no sign of wood. There is an attractive juicy acidity to go with the dry edge of tannins.
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.