Deliciously smoky, perfumed wine, the epitome of Loire Cabernet Franc. It has some firm, dry tannins already well integrated into the bright red fruits and lively acidity. The wine does have weight and will age, but is already a wine that's for drinking.
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.