The wine has ripe Merlot with red-berry fruit flavors and balanced tannins. It's fresh with the acidity of the year. Here it is contrasted with spice, a smooth surface texture and a ripe cherry aftertaste. This is an attractive wine to drink from 2017.
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.