The dense tannins of this wine balance the ripeness. With concentration and generous blackberry fruits, it is a rich wine, broadly structured and with swathes of opulent fruit. It will need plenty of time, so drink from 2026.
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.