Still very young, this is a structured, firm wine that's dominated by juicy Merlot. The tannins are solid and dense although the juicy acidity is coming through along with the black-currant fruitiness. The wine will develop well, drink from 2019.
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.