Packed with dry tannins and a dense structure, here is a wine that has weight and potential richness. There is some good weight of blackberry fruits. If drinking now, it needs to open out in a decanter or glass.
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.