A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, this wine is almost dry, but with just a hint of crushed strawberries to add a softer character. It's light and fresh—a fine aperitif style.
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.