There is just a hint of a pale blush in the color of this wine, and the delicate flavors follow the same light, fresh style. It is not dry, however, and red berries do give softness. To finish, a touch of caramel adds ripeness to the acidity.
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.