While Négrette dominates this blend, the addition of Cabernet and Syrah gives an extra ripe complexity, while adding sinews to the structure. Red berry fruits and a fresh layer of acidity are added to the oak from the barrique aging. Drink from 2016.
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.