This is a soft wine, with a touch of sweetness that comes from the spicy character and fresh red currant fruitiness. Sliced apples and a touch of nutmeg combine well to give a light, fruity wine that's ready to drink.
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.