Forget Burgundy, this is a rich, New World style of Pinot Noir, concentrated and without great subtlety. It is just black fruit, dense tannins and some bitter extraction that shows in the dark coffee flavors. It should calm down somewhat although still with a sense of power. Drink from 2017.
European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.