New wood dominates this wine at this stage. But the solid, chunky fruit that is lingering underneath the wood promises well for the future. This is certainly one of the top growths in Listrac.
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.