This wine is released after 22 months in oak that gave it a delightful perfume and flavors of mint as well as black cherries. A firm tannic structure backed by the ripe fruit will likely allow the wine to age well. Drink from late 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.