The wine shows the richness of the vintage while also showing some firm extracted tannins. At this stage, the wine is too dry and firm. Give it until 2018 for a little softening.
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.