A young and fruity wine that is already balanced. So the tannins give a structure to the forward blackberry fruits and acidity. It's a juicy, full-bodied wine, the Alicante Bouschet in the blend giving the richness and also the structure. The wine is 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.