From a small parcel of vines, this wine is rich, peppery and weighty. With its tannic edge and tight texture, it needs some aging. Give this structured wine until late 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.