A densely tannic wine, from organic grapes, that is dominated by wood and a very dry texture. The fruit under this is cool, slightly green, with acidity. The wine needs another year's aging.
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.