This is produced from Cabernet Franc grown on the plateau south of Saumur. Red fruits are cut with a crisper texture, with a hint of tannins as well as attractive acidity. Drink now.
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.