This is a ripe powerful wine. It has layers of wood aging adding spice to the rich black-plum fruit. Smoky, rich and concentrated, it is an impressive wine that is going to need some long-term aging. 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.