Currently this wine is overpowered by very strong tannins, leaving fruit tones slightly hidden. Once the dark tannins and the bitter chocolate flavors have smoothed out, there will be a chance for the concentrated black fruit tones to shine through. Drink from 2017.
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.