Rich, probably too rich, this is a smooth, concentrated wine. Its tannins are already embedded in the cushion of superripe fruit offering flavors of black plums and dark chocolate. The wine will age quickly; drink 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.