The wine, a blend of 90% Merlot with 10% Cabernet Franc, is structured, showing plenty of tannins. The fruit is bright with some attractive acidity coming from the black-currant flavors. The wine needs a little time, so 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.