This is a ripe, full frontal wine, packed with both fruit and tannins. It is structured and rich with blueberry and black currant fruitiness lifted by acidity. The wine's tannins are softening and the wine will shortly be well balanced and delicious. Drink from the end of 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.