Ripe and concentrated, this is a rich blackberry-flavored wine, with a dense texture lifted by acidity and a stalky edge. The wine, like many in this vintage, still has a firm side and could age. 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.