A subtle touch of tannin in this otherwise fruity wine gives a dry edge that contrasts with the bright red-berry fruits and refreshing acidity. Drink now, although this wine will be even better in 2016.
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.