Smooth and rich, it's full of ripe berry fruits along with rounded tannins that are well placed to give structure. It shows a warm vision of cool-climate Cabernet Franc, giving only a slight hint of stalkiness at the end.
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.