While this has a strongly tannic structure from the Tannat in the blend, the wine is also showing its ripe fruits and generous texture. Black plum skins and blackberries give a juicy edge to this wine that will be ready to 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.