Named after the old road that used to bring vacationers from the north to the beaches of Provence, this wine is smooth and soft, with a definite touch of sunshine in its flavors. The acidity, well in balance, is light and bright, a breeze across the red fruit flavors.
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.