This is a balanced wine with fine young tannins and plenty of blackberry and black-plum fruits. It is ripe while keeping plenty of acidity. The wine is going to develop well and should be ready 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.