This is a spicy wine that is full of tart, juicy red-cherry fruits. It has a firm structure that comes from both wood and the fruit tannins. The mineral texture and dark hues promise good aging potential so drink from 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.