A solid, structured cru wine with a fine line in tannins and black-cherry fruits. It is dense with a firm, dry core. Surrounding it are ripe fruits and acidity. A wine to keep a few more months, so drink from late 2017.
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.