Still closed up, this is potentially a ripe and delicious wine. As it develops, apple, citrus and apricot fruits will come out, backed up by the steely, mineral texture. The wine is already juicy, concentrated and shows a toasty side as well as rich fruitiness. Drink 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.