Initially the wine seems aromatic, soft and smooth, however dark tannins soon appear. It's a dense wine, boasting a firm core of blackcurrant tones and considerable acidity. It will need some aging, so 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.