Made from Blauer Portugieser, this is a fresh, red fruit-flavored wine, all light acidity and soft strawberry jam flavors. Drink lightly chilled like a Beaujolais. In the dictionary, the name means “joy and humor”: that sums up the wine pretty well. Screwcap.
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.