This fruity wine, a blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, is stalky with light tannins and plenty of black-currant fruits. Crisp and with acidity to balance the fruitiness, it is ready to drink.
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.