This is a rich wine, full of dark fruits and generous tannins. It has swathes of spice as well as the firm black-plum-skin and blackberry flavors. The dense texture and the acidity suggest a few more months aging, so drink from early 2018.
European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.