Here's a new wood-aged young wine, with ripe fruit and mint aromas. The wine does have a bitter edge of extraction that detracts from the generous black fruitiness. It is certainly firm at this stage—a full-bodied wine with a dark-fruit character at the end. Drink from 2020.
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.