This is a soft style of wine, quite full, with fresh, crisp layers. It has some bottle age, but also some good, pure fruit characters. Elegant and light, which makes this a good apéritif choice.
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.