The power of the 2010 vintage is very apparent in this superripe wine. Dominated by rich, perfumed Cabernet Franc, it's concentrated, dark and dense. Its juicy black fruit is still in the background, moving slowly forward as it matures. 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.