Blackberry perfumes and rich tannins play their parts in this dense, firm wine. Fruit and a dry core cut with acidity give it great potential. The richness and spice are leavened by the juiciness of the aftertaste. Drink from 2024.
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.