A blended wine that includes 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, this has a cherry-red color, not dense but very clear. The aromas are full of juicy, ripe fruit with just a hint of vanilla. Concentrated, fleshy palate, along with ripe tannins and some acidity, finish a well-balanced wine. Best Buy.
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.