A strongly aromatic wine, it shows the freshness of the vintage along with great rich layers of fruit and firm tannins. It's a wonderfully juicy wine, full of black fruits, acidity and a dark structure. The potential is considerable, so don't drink before 2018.
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.