This fresh, ripe wine has plenty of juicy black-currant flavor. It is crisp, strengthened by tannins and with a great burst of acidity. It needs to calm down and round out before it will be ready to drink. Wait until 2018.
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.