This is Cabernet Franc at a perfect moment. It has a solid tannin and fruit base that gives a feeling of weight. Ripe red fruits are bolstered by acidity, toast and a smoky nature that leads to a juicy finish. Drink now and until 2018.
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.