There is a peppery character to this fabulous wine, both from its aroma and its flavor. That gives both richness and adds to the dense, complex texture. The wine, with its finely textured acidity ,needs age over several years. Drink from 2016.
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.