This is a perfumed wine that is soft, full of red cherry fruit and gentle tannins. It does have a dry core that gives the wine shape and there is plenty of juicy fruitiness at the end. The wine is made for the Hospices, a charity in Lyon.
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.