A ripe, smooth and fruity wine that is already delicious in its ripe berry and plum flavors. Touches of new wood show how it is still developing, a burst of vanilla followed by fruity acidity. It will be a full, ripe wine, but give it until 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.