This is a fresh and fruity wine, its acidity coming through in crisp black currant fruits. It's lively, with the tannins relegated to a supporting role. Give this attractive wine a couple of years, although it's also good enough to 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.