The wine is rich, with firm young tannins as well as generous blackberry fruits. The dry core of the wine will certainly soften as this ripe wine matures. The blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, in almost equal measure, gives the wine its balanced fruity aftertaste. Drink from 2020.
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.