This complex blend of Duras, Syrah and Braucol has a definite rustic, earthy character. It is tannic and stalky, showing some greenness. With its berry fruits right to the fore it is not for aging.
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.