Tenuta Carretta, under the ownership of the Miroglio family, has a small portion of the Cannubi vineyard. The 1998 is elegant and well balanced. There are aromas of vanilla with some soft, ripe fruit. The palate is dry, especially on the finish, but the fruit underneath is soft and sweet.
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.