Rich and smooth, this is a concentrated wine that has attractive fruitiness as well as firm tannins. The fruitiness is contagious and already enjoyable, surrounding the dense, dry core. It should age well over the medium term, so 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.