Classic in Austrian terms means no, or very little wood, leaving the fruit to speak for itself. Black cherry fruits, pure and refreshing, suggest this could even be a summer red served chilled.
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.