This is an open light wine. It has some attractive tannins as well as red-berry fruits. With its structure, it will age for several more months to give a fuller wine—hopefully with the richness that is missing at the moment. Drink from late 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.