This is a dry style of wine, with a touch of cistus aroma and lean acidity. There are good tannins, some fresh black fruits, but it needs more intensity to really show up the herbal flavors. One of the many brand names of the Barros group, Feist has a history dating back to the 1830s.
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.