Firm but generous black fruits dominate this powerful wine. There are dry tannins, solid chunky fruits and ripe acidity. From clay and chalk soil in the Coteaux du Languedoc, this is part of a line of wines designed to bring grape varieties and the local terroir together.
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.