This ripe wine, with its warm soft red-berry fruits, is very ready to drink. It has enough acidity to sustain the rounded texture and to give the wine just the right lift. 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.