As the base for a sparkling wine, Baga doesn't lose its tannic character. But it does offer great fruitiness, an apple crispness and tight acidity. A sparkling wine for food.
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.