This ripe, wood-aged wine has full berry fruits and ripe tannins. The spicy wood is still prominent but is allowing the rich fruit flavors to come through. It's structured and still firm, a wine that's mineral in texture and firm at the end. 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.