Initially soft, the wood and the ripe fruits of this wine develop slowly in the mouth. Then it becomes rich, generous, although with great acidity from the green plum and pink grapefruit freshness. A balanced wine, it will develop well into 2016 and can be drunk now.
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.