A full-bodied, spicy wine, it shows concentrated tannins and a dense texture. The dry core, very firm and tough at this stage, is supported by ripe plum fruits and acidity that indicate the potential of this rich wine. Drink from 2016.
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.