This wine is structured and full of tannin. It is dry, firm, the fruit still buried behind the dense texture. Hints of potential juiciness show the potential of the ripe wine that will come. 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.