This rich wine has beautifully integrated tannins and ripe fruit. With a generous character and succulent fruit over a base of firm tannins, it has excellent potential. Its tannins need to soften more for the wine to be ready to drink, so wait until 2023.
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.