Densely textured, with layers of wood aging over the fruit, this is a mineral-driven and structured wine. It does have some of the freshness of the year but this is overlain by the firm tannins and dry texture. Drink this wine from 2015.
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.