This wine is dry, packed with tannins and has good weight and structure. Concentrated and dense, it will need many years. The wine does have some bitter extraction although this should go as it matures. At the same time, the acidity and the rich berry fruits have good promise. Drink from 2025.
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.