A powerful, concentrated wine, very rich considering the vineyard's location close to the ocean. It has dark tannins that need to soften, along with black currant fruits and touches of wood aging. Given the considerable potential, don't drink the wine before 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.