The wine is stalky, driven by minerality and a tight texture. Its black currant fruit is riven with acidity, layered with wood and still very young. It does have weight, potential richness and a promising medium-term future. Drink from 2017.
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.