An obviously wood-aged wine, it has smoky aromas and flavors that are covering the ripe blackberry fruits. Along with the firm tannins and structure, it makes for a rich, full wine that needs aging. Drink from 2017.
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.