Sumptuous Merlot dominates this ripe wine. Plenty of tannins give backbone to the powerful fruit and intense acidity. The wine is firm, both from wood aging and fruit tannins, and needs to age. Drink from 2025.
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.