The wine is ripe, full in the mouth while also having an attractive lightness. With flavors that include candied strawberry, red currants and tight acidity, it's a wine that needs food. Drink now.
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.