Structured and firm, it also has ripe, jammy fruitiness pushing through the structure. Fragrant red fruits are already shining well. It needs time to develop more, so wait 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.