Rich red color and aromas of herbs and red fruits are accompanied by scents of fresh grass. The palate is soft, with flavors of balsam and tobacco held together by sweet oak. An easy-drinking wine that's ready to partner food 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.