There are weight and richness here, along with warm yellow fruit and balanced acidity. The wine is ripe with hints of wood aging giving spice and rounding out the fresh, steely character. It's worth aging, so drink from 2017.
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.