The wine is perfumed, dry and packed with tannins. It is densely structured and solid, with wonderful juicy fruit and acidity. The fine, ripe fruits are integrated with the acidity and fragrant aftertaste. This wine is still young, however, and 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.