This blend of Merlot and Duras, the Gaillac grape, is a bold, red-fruit centered wine. It is round while also shot through with acidity, and the fruit pushed forward by the firm tannins. Balanced and ready to drink.
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.