Somewhat rustic initially, then shows very pure red cherry flavors along with fresh acidity. The structure is light and fresh rather than tannic, leaning towards sweetness and ripeness. Not a wine for aging, but enjoyable 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.