Dense and concentrated, this is a wine with a long-term future. Ripe apricot and apple flavors are cut with acidity. Equally, the tight, tense structure shapes a rich wine, taut and with a steely texture. It is serious while also likely to be delicious. Drink from 2019.
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.