Ripe and juicy, this is a full-bodied wine. It has some firm tannins under the red fruits and fresh acidity that gives a good structure. Wood aging has rounded out the mineral texture to give a rich feel at the end. It could age further, 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.