Fine, new wood flavors mingle with acidity and ripe blackberry fruits to give a balanced wine. It has a fine texture, spice and juicy acidity that brings out the fruit of the vintage. It will be ready to drink soon, certainly by 2017.
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.