Capitalizing on the fashion for Malbec, this wine is closer to Argentina than Cahors. It has soft tannins and a ripe and juicy flavor of red-berry fruits. Acidity and a soft aftertaste reinforce this New World feel.
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.