Produced in an estate created in the 1980s, this wine is soft, gentle and warm. The 5% of white grapes in the blend adds extra lightness to the wine. A mineral edge along with pepper brings another dimension to the red fruits. Bone-dry, it is more of a food than apéritif wine.
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.