Already showing good balance between ripe wood and plum and blackberry fruits, this is a full wine. The acidity is a welcome layer of juicy freshness in the rich texture. Drink now and over the next 2–3 years.
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.