The small region of Buzet halfway between Bordeaux and Toulouse produces fruity, ripe and full-bodied Bordeaux-blend wines. This rich example has soft tannins and a smooth texture. Blackberry fruit flavors are right up front with a light amount of juicy acidity at the end. It is ready to drink.
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.