This tight, stalky, still-young wine has a firm structure of tannins over the blackberry fruits. Wood aging has softened some of the harder edges and has also given the wine a chance to mature. 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.