A balanced, fruity, smoky wine, it has fine red fruits and still-firm tannins. The structure tells a tale of aging ability while the fruit is there for those who want to drink the wine young. Ideally, wait until 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.