With its flavors of spice, dark fruit and a hint of herb, plus its touch of rusticity and tense acidity, this is classic Blaufränkisch. Its juicy berry flavors emerge through the tannic texture, revealing a final flavor that is elegant while also rich. Screwcap.
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.