This is a rich dense wine, full of blackberry fruits. With its firm tannins behind ripe fruitiness, it has fresh acidity and layers of wood to give extra density. The wine is still maturing and should be ready 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.