Made from a selection of vineyard plots and aged in new wood, this is a blend of Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. There are soft tannins and fresh acidity along with some ripe but soft fruit. Ready to drink now, but could go another three or four 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.