The wine is tight, piled with tannins and ripe, juicy, extracted fruits. There is some bitterness as well as coffee flavors to go with the black plum flavors. The wine is all up-front fruit and structure, likely to develop quickly. Drink from 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.