A blend with over half Merlot, this has developed into a ripe, smooth wine from a fine vintage. It has just the right amount of dusty structure to sustain the rich blackberry fruits and smoky wood flavors. It has a juicy, ripe aftertaste. Drink now.
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.