From vineyards just outside the Saint-Emilion appellation, this oak-aged, Merlot-dominated wine is rich and well-padded, layered with sweet blackberry fruits, and soft, ripe tannins. It is easy to drink now, fruity although it should age over 3–4 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.