While the initial flavor brings out intense acidity from the young black currant fruit, as the wine opens up, it shows a richer side with smooth toast and red plum flavors. It has weight, feeling full bodied.
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.