The heavy bottle is quite unnecessary with this impressive wine that boasts its own richness and weight. Honeyed, smooth with an opulent, rounded texture, it is also so well balanced with its acidity. This beautiful wine will still develop. Drink at its best from 2017.
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.