A real value for a great, fruity wine. It comes from a biodynamically farmed vineyard south of Béziers and close to the sea. Almost black in color, it is intensely perfumed, with rich, black fruit flavors, touches of vanilla and licorice, and dense tannins. Drink this with rich meat dishes.
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.