This rich wine conveys pure fruitiness without any wood aging. That gives a ripe, black currant character, soft tannins and juicy acidity. It's wine to drink young, so start 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.