This is a tangy, spicy wine, a character that makes it seem dry and textured. It has weight as well as great fruit and acidity. With its citrus flavors, the aftertaste is fresh while still tangy.
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.