Dark tannins and a dense texture give this wine considerably more richness than its alcohol would suggest. It also has black plum and black cherry fruits, layers of spice from wood, and a firm, dry aftertaste. 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.