This is a ripe open interpretation of Tannat, given a soft perfumed character by the 25% Cabernet Franc in the blend. It does have tannins which are well integrated into the rich black fruits. The acidity at the end and the dry edge promise further aging. Drink from 2019.
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.