Rich while still tannic and stalky, this wine from a producer in the Blaye region has the structure and tannins of 2010. A dry texture over the ripe full plum fruits suggests it will still develop. The end of the wine is firm.
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.