This is a serious wine showing textured fruit and vanilla flavors. There's concentration and richness, but it also retains freshness. There is a strong mineral edge to this full-bodied, dense wine. Drink from 2016.
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.