A rich, rounded Merlot from the south-eastern Ardèche on the Rhône river.
Dark cherry red in colour, an initial sweet burst of fruit on the nose — raspberries, cherries and plum — is quickly backed up by savoury and spice elements, leather, tobacco leaf and even a hint of fruitcake. The palate is full and rich in dark fruit, blackberry and black cherry jam, with herbaceous elements and soft spice notes, firm tannins keeping everything in check and a fine acidity keeping it fresh and clean on the finish.
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