Firmly tannic and dry, this is a textured wine with a strong mineral character. Its dark plum-skin fruitiness is tight, nervy and spicy. A strong tannic element, very dry and firm, pushes forward. It's a wine to drink from 2017.
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.