Full, rounded and rich, this wine shows some wood flavors as well as complex tannins and acidity. There's a funky edge to it that suggests a rustic character. At the end, though, the acidity of the vintage dominates.
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.