A firm, tight wine that is showing black currants, some bitter chocolate and a pronounced element of acidity. The tannins are well-defined, giving a firm, rich underlay to the final, fresh burst of juicy black fruits.
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.