The wine turns around red fruits and acidity. Aged in tanks rather than wood, it has red-berry and red-cherry flavors edged by tannins, with a crisp burst of acidity. With its light final texture, the wine is made to be drunk young.
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.