Light and juicy, with upfront cherry and strawberry aromas. It has been harvested early to give more red fruit flavours, more acidity, and less of an overcooked profile. It works well, the palate has a crunchy cherry skin quality, and it’s easy to drink, succulent, and could even be chilled down and enjoyed with salads and light barbeque fare. —N.E.
What We Thought: This Lafage take on "House Wine" is a blend of Grenache and Carignan that displays spicy dark fruit on the nose and has a robust, medium-bodied palate of red and black cherry fruit with notes of baking spice that makes it a food-friendly, easy-drinker.