The wine is rich, broad and very spicy. At the same time, it is structured giving space for acidity and a textured character. It's ripe with a touch of pepper as well as other spices. The wine is ready to drink but will be better from 2016.
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.