The wine, of course, is young and needs to age in order to bring out its ripe, smooth fruit. In spite of its fruitiness, it is bright and poised, although there is an odd edge of candied fruits here as well. The wine should be drunk from the end of 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.