This dark, dense wine is concentrated, but shows bitter and burt extraction notes from oak aging. Fruit tones are currently lacking but should show more prominently in two years. Drink after 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.