The high altitude Cardo vineyard always produces finely structured wines that need aging. This firm, initially austere wine shows good potential as its bright red fruits develop and the firmer tannins come into balance. The acidity gives a fine freshness to the aftertaste. Drink from 2015.
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.