This Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot dominated wine is dense with tannins, although with enough fruit richness to balance. It has a dark texture and shows plenty of wood flavors at this stage. Its weight will allow it to age well, so wait until 2022. The Bonnet family has renovated vineyards and installed a gravity-fed winery. They also own a winery in Argentina and nearby Gazin Rocquencourt.
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.