A smooth, creamy wine, it's packed with apricot and peach fruit flavors and then laced with steely acidity. It's a wine with power, rather closed at this stage, showing its wood aging. The fruit, though, has wonderful potential, and will balance well. Drink 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.