From a vineyard owned by the same family since 1840, this is a delicious fruity wine. It is soft with great swathes of black currant and red-berry fruits. The wine, a blend of half-and-half Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, will develop quickly and easily. 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.