This wine is now in perfect condition. Just mature, it has great swathes of ripe plum and dark berry fruits that are textured with tight, spicy tannins. Balanced and rich, it shows mint and a concentrated structure. Drink now and until 2020.
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.