Big ripe modern fresh berry fruits give this wine an immediate appeal. But there's more to it. With layers of wood, soft tannins and flavors of herbs and acidity, this wine has complexity as well. Drink now, but age for five years.
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.