Friendly and fruity, made for everyday consumption, showing spice, red cherries and a flavor of minerality that manifests itself in the acidity. Partial aging in older barrels has softened the pure intensity of the fruit, but without adding wood flavors.
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.