Intense and ripe, this powerful wine is concentrated and packed with both fruit and texture. The wood aging has been well judged to give some spice and ginger flavors that will become more integrated over the next few months. Then the wine will develop slowly and majestically, probably being ready to drink from 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.