Distantly related to Malbec, Pied de Perdrix is found occasionally in the southwest French vineyards. It produces a light and fruity wine with simple tannins and juicy acidity. An attractive wine, it is fresh with red berry flavors and a bright aftertaste. Drink now.
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.