This is a beautiful wine—crisp yet balanced by ripe fruit and and an equally important tight texture. With red currant flavors, intense acidity and concentration, it can be drunk now for its fresh fruit character but will be better from 2018.
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.