More in the encticing style of Pinot Noir, this wine shows attractive berry fruits around a core of tannin. There is a lively juiciness here, the fruit coming through as the wine opens out. The finish is soft, open, almost ready to drink.
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.