With spice and new wood balancing the generous black fruits (40% Merlot and 25% each Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon), this rich wine has good potential. It is warm and generous, packed with both acidity and a solid structure. Drink 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.