This is already a ripe, opulent wine. It is finely spiced, packed with white and yellow fruits and firmly structured. Spice, pepper and a mineral texture all add to the complexity. It's still coming together and shouldn't be drunk 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.