Alicante Bouschet gives intense color to any wine. Here. almost black in color, the wine is richly flavored with dark plum and berry flavors and considerable acidity. It's already balanced with a fresher element pairing with the rich fruitiness. Drink now.
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.