This complex wine shows both good acidity and layers of fruit and mineral texture. It's ripe, rounded and fruity; the chalky substrate gives a structure that's likely to round out. Drink now, or in 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.