This structured wine has a severe aspect, with dry wood and fruit tannins. The fruit is there, smoky and with considerable acidity. It's a wine that will remain serious as it ages. Wait to drink 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.