This is a dense wine, packed with tannins as well as rich dark-plum flavor. It tastes warm and ripe, with a juicy fruitiness that also has a firm, solid structure. Spice and acidity complete this wine that should be aged, so drink 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.