Fruit and acidity dominate the initial impression. The wine certainly has power and richness, as it's full in the mouth, juicy and fruity. In the background, there is a darker element, solid and dense, promising long-term 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.