This blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Blaufränkisch is dominated by the black currant flavors of the Cabernet. It is tight at this young stage with firm fruit tannins that lie under the acidity. This is a wine for long-term aging over at least 6 years.
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.