A surprisingly lean style, with bell pepper aromas and green pepper flavors. There is certainly fruit, and a tannic structure, but the wine seems too lightweight for a 2000 and for this property is a disappointment.
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.