The wine is softening already, bringing out ripe red berry fruits that have taken over from the tannic structure. It makes for a delicious, gently structured wine that will age relatively quickly. 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.