Aged for eight months in new wood, this wine has enough rich fruit to balance out the toast flavors. The result is a ripe, full-bodied wine packed with black-currant and black-plum flavors. It is a dense wine, likely to age well over the next few years. Drink this serious wine from 2018.
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.