Purity is the star quality of this wine. It stems from berry fruits, juicy acidity and a soft, generous structure, which offers ripeness and a texture that stops only just short of opulence.
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.