Lightly spiced and with attractive acidity, this is a smooth and rich wine. The Cabernet Franc gives a perfumed character while also bringing out acidity. It is fresh and very crisp at the end.
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.