Red fruits and a soft tannic profile give a ready-to-drink feel. It's generous, balanced, the black fruits giving a sweet, jammy feel. Pepper and spice at the end are paired with juicy 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.