This is an especially rich wine. It has almost a surplus of structure and ripe black fruits. The powerful nature of the wine is balanced by the shot of acidity that keeps it crisp. The aftertaste is full bodied and likely to age for a while. Drink this cru from late 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.