Still young and closed up, this wine is all about the future. It has rich fruits contrasted with ripe acidity, and is given a push by the wood-aging flavor. It will need some time, so don't drink this generous wine until 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.