The French often use the name Benjamin to indicate a youngest son, and this second wine from Château Beauregard exhibits all the youthful exuberance of a young wine. It doesn't have weight, but it does have balance and fresh acidity, given depth by wood.
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.