Dominated by Syrah in the blend, this wine is full of red fruits. It comes from vineyards set at up to 1,200 feet, giving a cool edge to the acidity even though the wine is ripe. The aftertaste is full, packed with intense fruitiness.
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.