There is great, pure fruitiness here, cut with delicious acidity and an elegant structure. Chocolate and sweet raisin flavors come through, smoothing the wine and giving it a ripe feel. At the end, the texture becomes opulent, while keeping the sense of structure. 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.