This is the classic style of Minervois, with herbal fruits, and strawberry and black plum flavors. The key to this wine is the dry, tannic structure, which roots it firmly in the style of the region.
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.