This is a spicy, wood laden wine. It has notes of toast and burnt wood as well as a dense texture. Still young, the rich black fruits are there behind the wood flavors. It is powerful while still balanced. Drink this solid wine from 2018.
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.