A blend of 75% Merlot with 25% Cabernet Franc, the wine has richness. It also has the firm dry tannins that are typical of the vintage. It is dry and solid with its black-currant fruits still developing. It needs to age further, so wait 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.