This dense wine comes from a 50-acre estate, large by the region's norm. It's concentrated, showing signs of extraction although not enough to hide the black fruits and fruit tannins. Dominated by ripe Merlot, it will develop relatively fast. Drink from 2017.
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.