Dominated by ripe Merlot, this is a forward, black currant-flavored wine. It combines freshness with super-rich fruitiness, giving a wine that only hints at darker, smoky tannins. The dense texture plays on the ripe fruit and suggests a wine for the medium-term. 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.