This wine is ripe and rich, with fine tannins and structure. Great swathes of blackberry fruits come with a mineral edge and some tight tannins. Give this balanced wine until 2019.
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.