Ripe Merlot and layers of toasty wood flavors are the initial tastes of this young wine. It does have weight and plenty of blackberry fruit. The aftertaste is crisp and fruity with a dry edge from the young tannins. Drink from 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.