A blend of grapes from Languedoc and Bordeaux, this wine has a good balance of richness and structure. Watch for the spice, the herbal character and the soft tannins. There is a green element, and the finish is full of black currant juice flavors.
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.