Classic in Austrian terms means a wine that has no wood aging. So this wine from the red wine heartland of Austria is all about fruit. It is herbal, layered with acidity on top of flavors of redcurrants and cranberries. The tannins offer a firm support to the ripe fruit. Drink now
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.