Bright, red berried wine from the charity-owned vineyards of the Hospices de Saumur. It has soft tannins and an attractive ripe cherry juice character, layered with acidity.
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.