Generously ripe and creamy, it has layers of wood giving way to a beautiful, smooth texture. It's dense and complex, although a crisper citrus element gives a fresher side to this broad, 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.