This is an opulent, rich wine, still developing. It has concentration, intense acidity and a green, herbal background. As a contrast, it is full of apple and citrus fruits leavened with touches of apricot. It should be aged, and enjoyed 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.