Lightly aged in oak for four months, this is a fruity wine, with its blackberries and attractive acidity. The tannins and the hints of wood are really a fine supporting act that give the wine shape. Drink this accessible 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.