The blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon gives a bright pink colored wine. It has acidity and red-currant fruitiness with a fine lemon-zest tang. With its crisp lightly caramel flavored aftertaste, the wine is fruity and 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.