This is a tight, currently closed wine, but it has the potential to exude intense fruit and balancing acidity. It has weight and a taut, minerally texture, and the finish is fresh and lively. It will age over the medium term.
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.