This big, ripe wine is dominated by Alicante Bouschet. Between the tannins and the dense black fruit, the wine is concentrated and generous. Perfumed, full of fruit and a good line of acidity, this rich wine is 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.