This wine from well-known winemaker Luis Duarte is structured, with a lean character that brings out acidity as well as black currant fruits. The tannins are still severe and firm, giving a dry, tight wine that is just lifted by acidity. It is really too early to drink, so wait 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.