Rich and full-bodied, this has ripe berry fruits that are already showing well. Fine tannins give structure without diminishing the natural fruitiness. It's a generous wine (with Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cabernet Franc) that needs a little more time. 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.