This is a light wine with red fruits, a stalky texture and cool, refreshing acidity. It's the style of wine that could well be better as a summer red, lightly chilled. The final texture shows crisp fruitiness.
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.