This is a ripe jammy wine, full of creamed-strawberry flavors. All this fruitiness is balanced by the acidity. The tannins are a comfortable cushion under the fruit. The wine will develop easily and it should be 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.