This perfumed wine is full of both tannins and juicy black fruits. The wood aging shows lightly on the palate but will integrate well with another year or two. Full and rich, it will be ready to drink by 2017.
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.