Vacheron is well known for the quality of its wood-aged reds, and this is a good example. It benefits from a fine vintage and showing rich black fruits, layers of tannins and a ripe, full character. With a solid structured backbone that underlies the firm fruits, it will age. 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.