This is a richly structured wine with great tannins and ripe black fruits. It's also a dense wine, from an estate managed by Georges Vigouroux. The firm tannins and the smoky character show this wine's great potential. Drink from 2020.
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.