This wine is tight and stalky with strong Merlot tannins and a feeling of firm extraction. The acidity is very present as is the dry, tight character. Still young, the wine needs to age and perhaps soften over the next five years. Drink 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.