Tight and firm, this is a wine with a future. It has excellent acidity and a mineral texture. At the moment, though, the fruit is holding back, just hinting at apple and crisp sliced quince, with a touch of pepper at the end. Drink this wine 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.