This is a dark, brooding wine, very dense and dominated by its youthful tannins. It has great potential with its rich fruits showing through slowly. Complex and ready to age, needing at least five years.
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.