Malbec is on the list of allowed grapes in Bordeaux but is rarely found now because it used to be difficult to ripen. This rich, structured wine shows that the situation has changed. It's ripe, full of black fruit and likely to mature well. Drink from 2018.
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.