Smoky while also fresh, this is an attractively balanced wine. Red berries are cut with fresher black currants and given a structure with tannins. It is ready to drink, although it will be better from late 2015.
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.