The two grapes in this blend create a finely structured wine full of tannins that give shape and density to its young fruit. Blackberry flavors dominate—they are cut with acidity and filled out with dense tannins. The wine needs to age further, so 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.