Currant and green-plum fruits give this wine a rich character that is then cut with orange acidity. The result is a wine that is full bodied, lightly spicy and perfumed. It can be drunk 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.