Rich in both wood-aging flavors and also in black-currant fruit, this wine is structured and still very young. Acidity, tannins and wood flavors still dominate, although the ripe fruitiness will develop well. The wine needs to age, so 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.