A full, cherry flavored wine that's delicious now and will get better. It has ripe fruitiness, with a fresh underlay of acidity and a rounded smoke and spice aftertaste. Give it a few more months, and drink from 2015.
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.