This ripe wine has light tannins to go with its red currant and blackberry fruits. The blend is 70% Merlot, 27% Cabernet Sauvignon and 3% Cabernet Franc. It is developing fast. With its acidity and gentle tannins it will be ready from 2017.
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.