Intense wood-aged wine. The wood is still apparent in this intense, youthful wine, although the richly concentrated mint and black fruit flavors are sure to come through in a year or two. This is certainly ageworthy, a wine that packs all the right structure and dark fruit character.
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.