Smooth and perfumed, this has a delicious, ripe black-fruit character. It is full of wood, spice and smoky tannins that demand aging. The wine is dense and layered with acidity as well as beautiful fruitiness. 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.