The 70% of Merlot in the blend of this wine gives it richness and ripe red-berry fruits. The tannins, dusty and spicy, are a blend of the wood aging and the structure of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Ripe and juicy, the wine is packed with fruit and likely to age well. Drink from 2022.
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.