An elegant wine that has some maturity, even though the tannins are still firm. It shows considerable fresh acidity, giving a fresh feel to the black currant fruits. Light spiciness adds extra interest. It's ready to drink now and until 2022.
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.