Dominated by the local star grape Mourvèdre, the wine is ripe, spicy and packed with fresh red-currant and strawberry fruit. It has spice, crisp acidity as well as a full rich aftertaste. 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.