A classic Bordeaux-style blend, but mainly Merlot, this wine has a ripe feel, with a firm, dense structure. It has weight and ripe blackberry fruit, plus a fine line of acidity. Wait for two years, although it is drinkable now.
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.