While the aromas are all about herbaceous fruit, a light touch of wood gives the wine a richer edge. Very fruity still and still young, it needs a few months to fully integrate the toastiness.
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.