Woody, toasty aromas are dominant here giving a full-bodied, spicy character to the wine. It is rich, but with plenty of acidity to give it good freshness. Bright while toasty, it will age. 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.