From a vineyard dating back to the 15th-century, this is an almost pure Merlot wine. It is ripe, juicy and with a good balance between acidity and red fruits. The tannins are already soft, allowing the fruitiness to shine. Drink from 2020.
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.