The mineral structure gives this wine an initially austere character. There is a balance between acidity and textured black-plum skin and berry fruit flavors. There are also firm, dry tannins that need to soften. 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.