This is a fine wine, dominated by Alicante Bouschet and packed with black fruits and juicy acidity. It is rich, full while still keeping a great sense of balance and style. The wine can be drunk now, although it 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.