There is plenty of new wood here, along with supporting fruit tannins and fruit. It will retain the tannins of the appellation while showing a fresher side and a bright aftertaste. Drink from 2018.
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.