Still showing its wood aging, this is a complex and ripe wine. It has weight, ripe berry fruits and juicy acidity, all supported by a firm, dry tannic structure. It's a wine for medium-term aging, so 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.