From selected grapes, this concentrated wine is dense and still needs aging. It has layers of wood over dark, brooding black fruits and a powerful structure of smoky toast and tannins. Big, rich and with great potential, it should be drunk from 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.