This wine is on the pale side for this vintage. There is a yeasty character that comes across as bitterness. By contrast, the acidity and the crisp fruits are fine, light and delicate. Drink now.
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.