Solidly tannic, this is a firm wine with juicy fruit that adds balance to the structure. It has a refreshing quality with black currant flavors that are full and dense in the mouth. Give this fine wine time. Drink after 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.