A good value wine, with herbal, spicy aromas leading to berry and cinnamon flavors. The red fruits are lifted by the toast from wood and made firmer by some sweet tannins.
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.