This wine has weight and concentration, heavy on the tannins at this stage. Wild strawberry and dark plum fruits are taking their time to show through the structure. Dark tannins from firm wood aging and extracted fruit can also be found here. Drink from 2015.
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.