The superior cuvée from Mirabeau, this is a tight, firm and dry wine that has some weight. It's rich and full in the mouth, spice allied to red fruits, citrus and a touch of minerality. It's ready to drink but will be better mid-2015.
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.