This smooth, rich blend is dominated by ripe Cabernet Sauvignon. Wood aging has smoothed out the tannic character of the fruits and added an attractive smoky element. It is soft, ripe and ready to drink.
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.