Initially a tough proposition, this young wine then opens up to bring out ripe blackberry fruits, some solid tannins and a juicy character. It is still firm and dense and needs several years to age, so drink from 2017.
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.