Layers of tannins lie easily over the ripe fruit in this wine. It has a light structure, showing more of the smooth, mature fruits that make it soft and ready to drink. Acidity at the end keeps the freshness. Drink 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.