Bold and ripe, this is packed with red fruits and fresh acidity from an 85% Merlot and 15% Cabernet Franc blend. While the tannins are present, they have a walk-on part, leaving the stage for the rich and juicy fruits. That makes it a wine to drink soon, 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.