A perfumed wine, dominated by Merlot. It shows plenty of the structure of 2010, a firm and solid wine, full of oak aging flavors at this young stage. It's going to be a rich and full wine layered with blackberry fruits as it develops over the next 4–5 years.
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.