Wood-aging flavors have given this cru wine a toasty character that balances its natural fruitiness. The structure and linear character of the wine is prominent. The red fruits and acidity come through slowly at the end. Drink from mid-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.