There is a good balance between fruit and structure in this blend of 71% Merlot and 29% Cabernet Franc. It is not weighty, although it does offer attractive berry fruits and touches of red currants. Acidity is a powerful element in this wine that needs to soften. Drink from 2016.
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.