Very fruity, the red berry fruits are all round this juicy wine. It does have tannins, and they are about to assert themselves as the wine passes from its purely primary fruit phase. Then expect the wine to get richer, more concentrated, possibly worth aging for 3-4 years.
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.