This is a surprisingly fine reminiscence of Burgundian Pinot Noir, from the perfumed red fruits to the generous tannins. The wine has acidity and, despite its alcohol, has a fresh feel. The wine is at its most fruity stage and will age another year, so drink 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.