From vines in the Entre-deux-Mers region, this ripe wine, with its 80% Merlot, is young with firm tannins that need to soften. It has plenty of ripe berry fruits laced with acidity and a dry core of tannins. Drink from 2019.
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.