This southern classic is full of ripe fruit, but tempered with complexities of herbal flavors, citrus and ripe fruit hanging on a summer day. It is beautifully integrated, and should age over 10 years.
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.