This wine is dominated by Grenache, which makes up 80% of the blend. That gives the spice and pepper edge as well as bringing out delicious red-berry fruits and crisp acidity. The wine, with its bright aftertaste,is ready to drink now.
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.