Zantho is a joint venture between winemakers Josef Umathum and Wolfgang Peck, who buy grapes from selected members of the local cooperative of Andau. This Reserve is certainly the best wine in the range, a sophisticated wine that has seen new wood aging; this has highlighted the sweet red fruits, given point to the acidity and spice, as well as adding complexity to the black plum 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.