Ripe and full bodied, this is already an attractive wine. Smoky tannins give a structure to the generous texture and swathes of rich berry fruits. It's impressive, open and, despite its early accessibility, likely to age well. Drink from 2025.
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.