A wine that reveals the potential of Alicante Bouschet. Darkly colored, smoothly tailored with wood, spice and dense berry fruits, this is a wine that is produced only in the best years. It has great aging potential, so keep for at least 6–7 years.
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.