This blend of 50-50 Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon is lightly herbal, with a touch of attractive tannins. It's ripe but preserves a crisp edge to balance the caramel flavor. The wine is ready to drink.
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.