This will be a delicious, ripe and full wine. Already the red fruits and acidity are filling out the generous space left by the spicy wood. It has dark, smoky tannins and a rich character. 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.