An immediately attractive wine that carries its ripe fruit easily. Both the fruit and the structure are dense, with flavors of dried raisins balanced by fresh acidity. It is already maturing, so drink in 2 years.
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.