The 15 months in wood shows strongly in this wine, yet the ripe black fruits are more than a match for the spice and toast flavors. With a blend dominated by Cabernet Sauvignon, the wine shows a black-currant tone supported by structured tannins that add to the concentration. 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.