The ripe fruit of the vintage is really apparent in this firm wine. Its tannins and spicy character are contrasted with balanced black currant fruit and acidity. It will need some time, so drink from 2019.
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.