Extreme juiciness gives this wine an exotic character. It has ripe red-berry fruit, a hint of sweet tomato, and is layered with wood tones and soft tannins. The acidity cuts through this perfumed wine. Not for aging; it's attractively fruity and ready to drink 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.