In this wine, the structure is supported by ripe fruits that push forward through the dense tannins. Spice and wood flavors will both integrate as it develops. The black-currant fruit at the end holds good promise for the future. Drink from 2022.
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.