A wine made from purchased grapes, this is fresh, juicy and youthful. This is a great barbecue wine, made from a blend of Grenache and Syrah. Soft tannins balancing acidity give a great, easy-drinking wine.
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.