Cabernet Sauvignon blended with local grapes yields a richly structured wine that shows attractive tannins, acidity and black currant fruits. Touches of dark chocolate and red-berry fruits add complexity. Ready to drink in a year.
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.