Very dark in color, this supercharged Merlot offers soft ripe berry fruits, with plum skin and toast, followed through with pepper and spice. It is powerful, concentrated, the acidity offering some contrasting relief.
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.