This is a tight wine, full of acidity and a dry core of tannin. It does have weight and will certainly bring out its red fruits as it matures. It's full in the mouth and likely to be delicious 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.