This is Alain Gayraud's estate wine. With 90% Malbec and 10% Merlot, it certainly shows some of the tannins typical of the grape. At the same time, it has attractive berry fruits and balanced acidity. It has a light touch that will make it ready to drink soon. Drink from 2018.
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.