For a 2011, the wine has surprising maturity that makes it ready to drink now. Rounded berry fruits merge into the soft tannins, leaving an attractive, juicy aftertaste. Drink until 2018.
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.