Mineral in character, this is a ripe wine with tight texture as well as a touch of oak aging. It's dense, spicy and full bodied but with bright acidity behind the rich fruit and toast, keeping the wine in balance. Keep this ageworthy wine and 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.