With Merlot in the blend, this is a smooth, rich wine. It is well structured, showing firm tannins as well as dried fruits, red berries and a foursquare, chunky character. There's a nice touch of acidity to keep it all fresh. Drink from 2015.
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.