A hugely fruity wine that is also strongly extracted, with licorice and bitter chocolate aromas over burnt wood. It has weight and a rich, round character, the tannins packed and concentrated. To finish, the wine shows more black fruitiness and a touch of acidity. Drink from 2015.
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.