This is a ripe, fruity wine that is firmly structured. It has rich tannins, a touch of licorice as well as black plum flavors and acidity to balance. With its dry texture, solid backbone and fresh aftertaste, it will be ready to 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.