Old vines give concentration to this wine, although its main character is of rich red fruits. The tannins are in the background while right up front are fruit, acidity and an attractive touch of spice. This smooth, rounded wine will be ready to drink quickly, certainly from late 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.