Aged in large wooden barrels called foudres, this wine is smoothly textured as well as generous in its fruitiness. Great red fruits are surrounded by young tannins and touches of wood aging. With its rich texture, the wine will need time. Drink from late 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.