The beautiful estate of the Capitans of Juliénas has produced a smooth and rich wine. A good tannic structure partners with aromatic red cherry and berry fruits. Acidity is well in check, giving just the right freshness. Age the wine a bit more and drink from 2016.
I swear by your tasters, but I have this wine in my cellar and it has a disagreeable, bitter finish. I wouldn't rate it higher than 80.
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.