Ripe and fruity, with some sweetness that does not seem to be fully integrated. So the green plum flavors are attractive, as is the acidity, but there is an intrusive sugary edge.
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.