Hugely rich and concentrated, this is a wine that exudes tannins and power. It is dark, still very dense and with a dry core that is likely to remain even as the wine ages. The black fruits are there, giving richness as well as all this structure. It is ready to drink.
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.