Produced to be consumed young, this is a breezy, fruity selection. Its black plum-skin texture is balanced by firm tannins and a medicinal, herby-filled aftertaste. Not for long aging.
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.