From vines at La Sambinerie in Romanèche-Thorins, this ripe fruity wine is rich and full-bodied. It has spice, light tannins and juicy black-cherry fruits. With acidity and structure at the end, it is a fine wine, 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.