This is an early drinking style of wine. It is warm and ripe with attractive soft tannins and plenty of red fruits and balancing acidity. The wine will just need to calm its bubbly fruitiness and will be ready to drink during late 2017.
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.