This wood-laden wine is rich in toast. The fruit is there, blackberry and juicy flavors coming through to balance the enthusiastic wood aging. It will take a while to integrate before becoming a rich, full wine. Drink from 2019.
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.