This hugely structured wine is solid with tannins. It has a dark, dry texture that is still masking the potential of the fruits. It is developing those blackberry flavors slowly and will need some time. 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.