This wine is structured and firm, with tannins that need to soften. It has power and weight now, and although the red fruit flavors are there, they are still waiting to shine. Hold until 2015.
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.