A solid wine, full of dried fruits, dense plums and firm tannins. It has fresh acidity, bright juiciness that will come through more strongly over the next few months.
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.