Fresh red berry fruits and vivid acidity give this wine an attractive entry. The astringent edge and acidity that then come through disappoint, but there is still some juicy fruit and good tannins to brighten the close.
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.