Full of spice from wood aging and generous fruit, the wine is balanced and poised. It has a style to it, the Merlot perfumed with a touch of Cabernet Franc and made rich with its structure and density. The wine will age, and will be ready to 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.