This is a bright and youthful wine, with red plum and cherry fruits that are right up front, laced with acidity and given just the right punch and tannins. This attractive wine can age, but can be drunk now.
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.