This well-structured wine balances generous tannins with red-berry fruits. It shows both the aging potential of this appellation and its immediate appeal. Ripe and full in the mouth, the wine can be drunk now but will be better from 2018.
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.