Produced from vines an average of 24-years-old, the wine comes from an 86-acre vineyard to the south of Bordeaux. It is firm with tannins and with ripe, textured Merlot. There is a juicy character from the black-currant fruitiness. The wine with wood flavors needs to age. Drink from 2021.
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.