Intensely perfumed, this rich wine has also kept a fresher side. It's very fruity at this stage, with mango and lychee as well as pear and quince. That youthful character will deepen and mature into something more complex, bringing out the rich texture. 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.