Big and bold, this is a structured wine. Although it does some have some bitter extraction at this stage, this should pass as the ripe plum and berry flavors assert themselves. The wine is complex, rich and firmly structured to the end. Drink from 2016.
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.