Firm in character, this is also a ripe and juicy wine with great tannic structure that gives a solid feel. Berry fruits show strongly along with juicy acidity. Wait for this wine with potential until 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.