With 18 months in French and American oak, this wine is structured with concentrated tannins under its bright, juicy blackberry fruit. Still young and brightly acidic, it's drinkable now but will be better from 2019.
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.