This wine comes from hills well inland in Provence, giving it a fresh, lively character. It is rich but the strawberry fruitiness is dominant and finishes the wine with delicious acidity. The blend is 50% Grenache, 35% Cinsault, 35% Syrah; there was no barrel aging.
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.