With considerable acidity, this wine shows as much black currant fruitiness as it does structure. Fruit on the palate is accented with just a touch of toast and light tannins. This is an attractive wine for early drinking.
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.