This wood-aged wine has a dense structure and firm tannins that will probably stay as the wine ages further. The result is a complex, rich, black-fruited wine, with a tarry texture and final acidity. Drink now and until 2022.
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.