Smooth and ripe, 90% Merlot and 10% Cabernet Franc, this is a solid, structured wine. Its juicy acidity is full of potential, giving a ripe character with red berry fruits and a tannic structure to balance. The wine's fruit gives a fresher feel at the end.
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.