This is a finely balanced wine. A firm tannic structure promises aging, while the radiant fruit is shining already. Black cherries and red berry fruits are given a lift with acidity. The tannins will soften, wait until 2016 to drink.
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.