Unlike the Primo cuvée from this estate, which is mainly Cabernet Franc, this is almost entirely Merlot. That makes for a rich wine with ripe tannins, red berry fruit and a complex structure. All this points to aging further, so drink from 2020.
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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.