Produced on the steep slopes of the Côte du Py, this is a ripe, sunny wine. It's full of cherry flavors backed up by tannins. It's dense, structured and needing to age. Intense acidity gives the wine the freshness of the vintage. Drink from late 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.