Orange-pink in color, this is a fruity while mature wine. It has ripe red berry flavors along with a bitter cherry character that introduces a touch of tannin. The acidity and the crisp aftertaste make for an attractive finish.
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.