The new Leithaberg appellation on the west bank of the Neusiedlersee produces complex and firmly tannic reds. This is a fine example that's very spicy, juicy with blackberry, and shows some wood aging. The wine needs time, so drink from 2016.
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.