From vines situated on the plain below the Saint-Émilion slopes, this wine has firm tannins against a soft, fruity backdrop. Dominated by 80% Merlot, it's jammy and ripe, with plenty of red berry fruit and acidity on the finish. Drink from 2018.
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.