Still with its firm tannins intact, the wine needs to age. It is dense and dry while showing the juiciness of Alicante Bouschet. As it develops, it will become rich, full and packed with mature fruit. Drink from 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.