Smoky and toasty, this wine has bitter extraction and a dry series of tannins. It is still feeling its way, and is likely to soften over the next few years as the fruit asserts itself. Drink from 2018.
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.