Very ripe, powerful and extracted, the wine has a bitter edge, a dark and tannic structure and a dense texture. With its edge of cocoa and layers of wood over the blackberry fruits, it's a wine that will need a while before drinking. 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.