This soft, rounded, wood-aged wine has light tannins and fresh fruits. Red cherry flavors are forward to give a bright, crisp feel to the wine. Behind, the tannins are developing with a dry edge balanced by juicy acidity. Drink now, although the wine will be better 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.