Despite the initial sharp edge, this does develop into a fresh, fruity style of wine. The one problem is that the bottling of the sample tasted seems too recent, and it needs several months to ripen and blend. Keep for 3–6 months.
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.