Ripe berry aromas set the scene for this balanced, juicy wine. Full of black currant and berry flavors, it's already delicious with its fruitiness. The tannins, though, need to calm down somewhat, and the wine will be better 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.