Very dry, this wine is still young. It has dark power, concentration and solid tannins. Underneath all this firmness, the wine has a rich layer of black fruits. It will always be a structured wine, but wait until 2018 and it will round out.
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.