Smooth and rich, this has superripe Merlot. It has soft, jammy red-fruit flavors and tannins that are enveloped by the opulent texture. The tannins should allow the wine to age over 3–6 years.
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.