Definitely a wine with structure. It has a dense core of dry tannins, which leave the impression of a concentrated wine. The fruit is only just there, demanding time for aging. That it should age well is indicated by the deliciously juicy finish.
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.