Soft tannins and a rounded texture make this wine almost drinkable now. The smooth structure only slowly shows tannins and acidity. A fresh, raspberry fruit character will allow the wine to develop. Drink now, although better from 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.