This has sweet-tasting, juicy fruit that is immediately appealing. Its firm structure of tannins appear underneath the ripe red-berry and black currant flavors. It's developing well into an accessible and delicious wine.
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.