At this stage, this big, black wine has an austere edge that will open out as it develops. With the powerful tannins and the density behind the ripe black fruits, it will be impressive. Drink from 2023.
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.