This is a rich wine, full in the mouth with black plum and ripe berry flavors. There are plenty of tannins among all this juicy freshness, although the ripe flavors cushion the structure. It is concentrated while soft, a true second wine that will be ready to drink from 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.