A Merlot-dominated wine, but with enough tannin from Cabernet Sauvignon to give structure. It is balanced, fresh, moving towards fruitiness, taking in red berries, plums and bright final acidity along the way.
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.