This powerful wine has great structure, fine and elegant tannins, and ripe black fruits. It wears its heart on its sleeve. The concentration doesn't take away from the juicy fruit and wealth of complex flavors. A wine with a great future, it won't be ready to drink before 2026.
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.