Classic spicy Blaufränkisch, with flavors of fresh red plum juice, tense acidity and a dark, dry core. This is pure fruit, the tannins deriving from the lightly astringent character of the grapes. Drink 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.