Licorice, raspberry candy aromas give a wine that has a definite crisp side, but this is rounded out with some ripe cranberry and spice. The acidity cuts through, a fresh layer within the friendly fruits.
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.