Although this is labeled Vin de France, in effect most of the fruit comes from the Negrette heartland around Fronton. It is exuberantly fruity, as clean as a whistle with a touch of pepper and delicate 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.