This soft, spicy wine has red-cherry flavors and light tannins. It is smooth with black currants and acidity. The end brings in a more stalky character with hints of bell peppers.
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.