This wine is ripe with black-currant flavors and a stalky texture. The dominant Merlot gives it rich character, while Cabernet Franc adds a perfumed, smoky flavor. Still structured, it will be ready from late 2016.
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.