An intriguing blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Alicante Bouschet has produced a super-densely textured wine. The ripe, smoky character of the wine is layered with ripe black fruits that fill the solid, tannic structure. There is nothing modest about this bold, big wine that is ready to drink.
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.