Meaty, smoky aromas dominate the first approach to this wine. At this stage, is still needs to come together, with white fruits sitting apart from the spice. It is a dry wine, fresh and rather lightweight.
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.