Dominated by Merlot, this is an opulent wine. Even if its tannins are very present, the swathes of ripe blackberry fruits dominate in this rich wine. It has the great fruit of the year, generous and backed by acidity. Drink this fine second wine from 2026.
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.