This embodies how good Sancerre red wines are becoming. It is rich and spicy with balanced wood. Red cherries and currants are up front, giving both acidity and intense fruitiness. It needs to age, 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.