This ripe rounded red-fruited wine is soft and smooth. With its creamy texture and light acidity it is a fine apéritif style. The name means happy cicada, a common feature of life in Provence. 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.