A big wine that is full-bodied, ripe, juicy with some green flavors and flashes of toast. Possibly over the top, it is still enjoyable in its broad way. It will be better in 2016.
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.