Ripe and fruity, this is a young wine that is ready to drink. It has just enough in the way of soft tannins to balance the juicy black-currant fruit and acidity. It is a fine example of the fruity side of the vintage.
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.