A blend of the unusual Caradoc varietal and Tinta Roriz, this is ripe, fruity and spicy. It has enough rich black fruit to give weight while allowing the acidity and balancing tannins through. It's enjoyable and 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.