This is a ripe and fruity wine that is also structured. It has tannins that lift the red-berry fruits and spice flavors. With concentration as well as acidity, it should be aged another few months. 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.