A very ripe wine with a velvet texture, cut with acidity and wood aging flavors. There is fine concentration, with delicious, juicy Merlot giving a ripe feel. It presents a fresh aftertaste, with the black currant fruit giving a lift to the more tannic structure. Drink from 2017.
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.