The unnecessarily heavy bottle houses a rich, smooth and jammy wine. It has big, bold black fruits, tannins that already show softness and hints of wood aging. This aromatic wine is already developing quickly so should be drunk now and until 2018.
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.