Although there is no mention on the label, this wine comes from a vineyard called La Famine. Something of a misnomer, because this wine is more about generosity and plenty than famine. It's soft, ripe, with dusty, easy tannins, but there is a core of dryness. The acidity shows at the end.
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.