This wine has a smoky aroma from wood aging. The wood also shows on the palate but does not mask the bright cherry fruit. With its solid core, the wine is rich and likely to age well. Drink from 2020.
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.