With his focus on Cabernet Sauvignon, Etienne Le Riche is able bring deep knowledge to this varietal. His skill shows in this wine which manages to combine great fruitiness with all the right tannins, dryness, along with just a touch of austerity. The bramble fruit flavors give the wine a lift just when it needs it.
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.