Grapes from mainly young vines in this blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon are given a firm texture by the serious amount of wood aging that brings in mint and spice as well as toast. The wine's black-currant character is still developing. Drink from 2023.
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.