This wine is still a work in progress, but all the elements are there. Black-currant freshness underlies the firm surface structure and tight tannins. The wine has potential; wait until 2019 before drinking.
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.