The wine is ripe and juicy with attractive soft tannins. It is generous and warm in the mouth, a full burst of red berries. It does have a structure, so it will be better in time. Best to give it until 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.