A charmer. A soft, perfumed wine, light but well balanced. The berry fruits are just hinting at the start of maturity. The wine, though, has great freshness and delicious acidity, with the tannins now rounding out.
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.