This is a young, fresh wine that's laced both with black currants and some dry tannins. It's so young and fruity that is all up front freshness. In fact it could do with a few months in bottle to give it more weight and round it out.
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.