This rich wine is juicy with black-currant fruit and crisp with acidity. The wood aging is just on the right side of too much, but shows in the wine's spicy, dry character. The fresh fruit should come through strongly as the wine matures. Drink from 2023.
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.