Solidly tannic, this concentrated wine demands time to mature. With flavors of black plum skin and damson, it is fruity, but that fruit is masked by the dark tannins, the mineral structure and the brooding temperament of this still-young wine. Drink from 2016.
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.