A very intense, full-flavored wine, with structure and minerality the dominant characteristics. There's certainly acidity in this youthful wine, but it is the intensity of flavors that will eventually—give it four years—shine through.
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.