Rich, almost sweet in its ripe fruit, this Madiran has been made to drink early. It is full of generous black fruits, full-bodied with tannins that are rounded and warm. A streak of acidity keeps it fresh. Drink this fruity wine 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.