While the wine has plenty of tannins, it also has juicy black fruits that more than balance the structure. It's a well-made, ripe wine that has a sweep of fruitiness. From 2018, the tannins will be fully integrated.
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.