Opulent as well as very structured, this wine is concentrated and dense, a powerful mix of dark fruits, brooding tannins and impressive richness. Layers of fruit and chewy texture promise a long future. It's not for short-term drinking, so wait until 2019.
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.