Although still young, this wine packs enough ripe fruit and structure to age. It has dark cherry, red plum and smoky bacon flavors that go with a stalky texture and firm tannins. Drink from 2015.
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.