This is a soft wine, its acidity melded into the ripe berry fruit flavors. The texture is soft with just a bite of tannin at the end. With its open fruitiness, the wine is ready to drink.
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.