A combination of spice, toast and black-currant fruits gives this wine its future direction and aging potential. It is structured and, with 12 months wood aging, has plenty of dry tannins. The juicy fruit shows through strongly and the wine is likely to be delicious and fruity give time. Drink from 2024.
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.