Tight blackberry and blueberry flavors give this wine a stalky, fruity character at the start. It's still very young, very textured, mineral and chewy. Underneath there is a more juicy fruit with a touch of herbal acidity at the end.
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.