This structured, balanced wine offers both rich black-currant fruit and some serious tannins. It is developing well, with the balance between Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot giving a juicy character as well as plenty of ripe jamminess. Give the wine until 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.