A smooth, rich wine that wears its lightness and freshness with grace. There are plenty of crisp black currant and plum skin flavors, along with wood tannins that add spice and dryness. Not hugely rich, but attractively fresh.
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.