While the wine appears initially generous, it then reveals a strongly steely, tight and mineral character. Rich fruits give a full and rounded exterior, while the more textured center shows how well this wine will age. Honey and acidity reinforce the poised contrast. 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.