This wine is very rich and full. It is bone dry, full of red fruits as well as a lightly bitter edge that needs to soften. On the other hand, the crisp acidity and light spice are both delicious, promising a generous, full-bodied wine in a few months. Drink from mid-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.