The wine has plenty of crisp fruit along with touches of smokiness and a riper, yellow fruit character. It's a rich wine, young and fresh and with the potential to age. Drink now, although it will be better from 2017.
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.