An impressive, textured wine, tight and mineral in character, this is also rich and has a great future, shown by its tangy acidity, steely edge and potential fruitiness. Dense and full bodied, it's likely to be ready to drink from 2019.
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.