Ripe berry fruits and gentle, dusty tannins give this wine a rich character. Acidity keeps it fresh, although a good structure lies behind that crisp surface. With its juicy fruit, it is ready to drink, but will be better from late 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.