New wood flavors go over the structured fruit and give currant flavors. It is already coming into balance and is for medium-term aging. The vineyard is on the plain beneath the hill of Saint-Émilion.
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.