This is a smooth and rounded wine. With fine tannins and dark-berry flavors, it is structured and concentrated. The spice from the wood aging comes through at the end, along with attractive acidity. Drink from the end of 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.