This is a seriously dense wine—very structured and also with swathes of generous black plum and berry fruits. It is mineral in character, dark with firm tannins and still showing intense acidity that will need to soften. Drink this concentrated wine 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.