From vines in the Entre-deux-Mers, this is a cool wine although with fresh black-currant fruits and balanced tannins. Dominated by Merlot blended with Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, it has a juicy character that leaves a fresh taste as well as lively acidity. Drink from the end of 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.