The palate is clean, fresh, softly sweet rather than intense. Flavors of ripe plums and currants give it an attractive directness and simplicity. It could age, but only in the medium-term.
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.