This is a rich, ripe wine that is full of black fruits and fine, dusty tannins. It's full-bodied, the fruitiness rounded out with some light wood aging. Juicy and fruity at the end, this could age for a year or two, so drink 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.