A firm and tannic wine, solidly built around a dry core. The blackberry juice fruit is fresh with layers of acidity to give the wine a more taut character. There is the possibility of aging over the short term, so drink from 2015.
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.