This is an impressive wine, full of rich fruits and a dense and firm structure. The wine, with its black berry and plum flavors, is dry and concentrated, with a powerful and complex texture that suggests a fine minerality. It definitely needs aging, so drink from 2016.
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.