Zantho is the ancient name of Andau, home to the winery. It specializes in wines from the local grapes, and this Blaufränkisch is a good example. The wine has some black fruit flavors, spice, hints of wood aging and a ripe, herbal, earthy aftertaste. Drink now. Glass stopper.
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.