While it does have a tannic structure, this wine is characterized by its ripe fruits, rich texture and softness. Strong plum jelly and spice are nicely combined to give an in-the-mouth fruitiness that's freshened by the final acidity. Drink this wine from 2017.
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.