Cigar box and spice aromas lead to a wine with solid young tannins balancing black currant and berry fruits. This classic style of wine is still very structured and firm, although in four years, the ripe fruit will come through strongly. 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.