This wine is firm, with a dry core that will take time to soften. But that will happen, because of the ripe black-currant fruit that lies underneath the tannic structure, giving a juicy potential to this rich wine. Drink from 2023.
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.