This wine is dry, with extracted tannins that overshadow the fruit at this stage. It will probably turn out all right in the end as the acidify and black-currant flavors should come forward. 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.