A rich, easy wine with ripe currants and a touch of cranberries which give a good balance and easy drinkability. Soft acidity goes along with the easy, soft fruit. —R.V.
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.