Inky black wine, very dense and packed with new wood. It's young and the tannins are still very forward. But it has the weight of delicious black fruits and tense acidity to promise good aging. Give this fine wine at least 4–5 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.