Attractive raspberry and red currant fruits, a blend of Cabernet Franc and Grolleau (a variety that lends itself to rosé wines), with just the right balance of acidity, given an edge of softness from the sugar dosage. The wine is light, crisp, 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.