Soft and open, this has ripe fruits that are lightly textured and gently attractive. The acidity that shows on the finish gives the wine definition, but its softness is likely to be the dominant character.
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.