With rich fruits, this is a ripe and full-bodied wine. With ease and concentration, it handles considerable youthful acidity plus berry fruits and structure. It should be fully integrated by the beginning of 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.