This wine, full of dusty dry tannins as well as ripe black-currant fruit, blends equal proportions of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Its richness comes from the full fruitiness as well as the dry core that will allow the wine to age. It needs time and should not be drunk before 2024.
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.