Produced close to Fronsac, this Merlot-based wine has rich fruits and a warm, rounded character. A touch of bitterness and dark chocolate from extraction mar this otherwise ripe and fruity wine. Drink from 2016.
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.