Still young, the wood-aging flavors show strongly in the toast and spice character of this wine. The black fruits are developing and will shortly balance out with the wood. Already the aftertaste is fruity and juicy. Drink this wine from late 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.