Mature and with swathes of ripe fruit, this is a concentrated wine. Tannins give a firm core to the velvet-textured blackberry fruits. Richness and a sense of power are aided by the spice, pepper and dry aftertaste. 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.