Produced from the totally local Négrette, this wine has the violet aromas typical of the grape. Along with that, it has some firm tannins, and a generous sprinkle of spice and red fruits. The wine is still developing and will be better from 2017.
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.