This is a powerful wood-aged wine. Spice and toast aromas give it a firm character that will need to soften. Its black plum and berry fruit is upfront, with a juicy element that will fill out. Drink from 2020.
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.