There is a good proportion of Cabernet Franc (26%), along with Merlot in this wine, giving the wine a firm backbone as well as spice and red fruits. Despite its alcohol, the wine feels light, bringing out fruitiness and acidity. Drink from 2022.
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.