A seriously structured and dense wine, this is also rich in dark plum and damson fruits. It also offers spice and dry tannins. Concentrated and dark, the wine is going to be slow to develop, its tannins needing plenty of time. Drink from 2025.
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.