Although this starts lean, a juicy character comes through, structured with tannins that are tight around the black fruits. The finish remains vivid, fresh, but those tannins promise some aging.
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.