Soft, smooth and fruity wine from the Clos de la Cure, a vineyard once owned by the village priest of Sazilly. There is a light touch of wood aging, giving just a softening of the firm, extracted tannins. The end is all black currant fruit and fresh acidity.
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.