An intensely herbal wine, packed with flavors of the dry, wild countryside of Roussillon. Licorice, wild thyme and eucalyptus go with the black plum and dark, heavy tannins. The aftertaste is juicy, with hints of 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.