There are raspberry flavors, certainly, but raspberry with attitude, as this wine, with its firm tannins and open fruit, attests. The acidity and the dry edge point this wine firmly toward food.
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.