Ripe, full and smooth, this obviously wood-aged wine has also managed to retain its ripe fruit. It's soft, full of acidity and black currants, with a good touch of spice to bring out the complexity of the wine. 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.