Literally meaning “Bordeaux soup,” this is a blend of Bordeaux varieties, including 25% Petit Verdot. It is big and powerful, with a hugely deep color, solid tannins and sweet acidity. Great juicy wafts come through the dark tannins.
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.