The blend, dominated by Grenache, produces a ripe wine. It is softly textured, full of red berries and the typical edge of pepper from the Grenache. There is a juicy spicy aftertaste. 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.