A blend of Merlot and Malbec, this is firm and still tannic, with a rich backdrop of broad fruits. Black currant and black cherry flavors are cut with acidity to give a tight texture. The aftertaste is smoky and ripe. The wine has good aging potential, so drink from 2017.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.