A pungent wine, this has crisp acidity and tight fruits. Lightness comes from the red-currant flavors and the tangy citrus texture. It is bone-dry and will be better with food.
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.