Seriously structured, this is a powerful and tannic cru wine. It has a dry firm core that is guarding the blackberry and cherry fruits. As they develop, the wine will become riper and richer. Wait until 2019 to drink this long-term wine.
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.