Ripe Merlot makes its generous mark in this rich, fruity wine. It has structure and dense tannins as well as juicy black-currant fruits. The richness is not excessive, accompanying this core of tannins. Drink from 2023.
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.