Velvet and smooth black fruits are on the surface of this Bordeaux blend. But underneath this softness is a dense, concentrated tannic wine, with wood flavors, dry layers and the power to age for several years. While this may not be a Burgenland blend, it has some of the herbal, spice character of the reds from this 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.