While the wine does have plenty of fruit, at this stage it shows more structure than fruitiness. Give it time, the weight of the fruit will balance the tannins to deliver a ripe, always structured, wine. Drink from 2025.
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.