Maintenant means “now” in French, and producer Mathieu Molinié says that this is a wine to drink when young. And it works well, a fruity, red plum-dominated wine with soft tannins and attractive acidity.
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.