Merlot gives this wine its richness and density. Partial oak aging adds to the ripe, smooth texture. Tannins, layers of spice and bold red fruits add concentration as well as juicy acidity. 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.