This richly structured wine has dark tannins as well as crisp red fruits and acidity. From old vines, it shows firmness and density. Another year will add elegance to the ripe texture. Drink from 2016.
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.