A smooth and polished wine, it has mint and wood flavors as well as stylish red fruits. The tannins give a firm structure on which to hang the juicy fruitiness and acidity. It is developing well but needs a few more years. Drink from 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.