A wine that seems lean, even angular at first. It does, though, have a good depth of black plum skin fruits. The finish continues the tough theme, showing that it needs several years of softening up.
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.