With almost four years of aging, this has become a smooth fruity wine. It still has tannins that are filled out by the blackberry fruits and velvet texture of the 85% Merlot in the blend. The wine is ready to drink from now and until 2020.
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.