From 45-year-old vines, this is a deliciously ripe wine, its firm tannins cushioned by intense berry flavors and acidity. It has all the brilliant fruit of the vintage, needing a little time to calm down and integrate with its structure. Drink from 2020.
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.