Made from Alicante Bouschet, this is a wine for drinkers who like experiences. With tannins, a dry texture balanced by black fruit, it will be a fine sparkler with food, and a conversation piece.
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.