This is a northern Rhône-style blend, with a touch of Viognier in the Syrah that softens the considerable dark, tannic power of the wine. Along with this solid structure, the wine also has ripe black-plum-skin and blackberry flavors. A concentrated wine, it still needs to age. Drink from 2018.
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.