Marketed by the Buzet cooperative, which sells over 90% of the local production.. This is a smooth, silky wine with a light tannic element and flavors of tarry fruit and herbs. Finishes with some bitterness, which gives the wine a medicinal edge.
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.