A juicy wine that is too soft for its appellation. The wine has open, lively red cherry flavors, black berry juice and sweet plum skins, but with acidity dominating, it misses out on density and structure.
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.