This spicy wine, with its strongly minty flavors and touch of pepper, is also rich with fine black fruits. It shows its wood aging strongly, contrasting with berry flavors and acidity. The wine is still young and will be better from 2019.
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.