A serious, powerful and rich wine, it has great structure that is allied with ripe black plum fruits and a dense texture. Since the structure and fruit balance, the wine is drinkable now, although it is also likely to age. Drink before 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.