An international blend of Zweigelt, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot brings an initial smooth, velvet texture to the wine, its tannins offering spice, red pepper and red plums, but then there is some green herbal character on the finish. Glass stopper.
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.