Smoky aromas lead to a lightly structured wine that is all about red fruits and spice. Light bitterness, fresh acidity and tannins support the natural crispness of this still-young wine. Drink now, chilled, or wait until 2016 for a more mature flavor.
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.