Firm tannins make this wine solid and dry. It has banana and bright cherry fruits well integrated with the acidity. The aftertaste suggests the wine could benefit from a few more months before drinking, so wait until 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.