The dark color of the Alicante Bouschet is very obvious in this wine along with the ripe juicy fruitiness. It has a fine dusty texture that balances the black plum fruits and acidity. The wine is developing quickly and will be ready to drink by the end of 2016.
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.