With its dark color and firm tannins, this dense wine from 2,000-foot-high vineyards belies its light alcohol to give rich structure. It is fresh as well, with black currant juiciness coming through the spice and structure. It's still young, juicy and needs to age. Drink from 2015.
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.