Soft and balanced, this seems to have missed the potential when tasted as a barrel sample. It is maturing quickly, the tannins are soft, delicate. It is turning into an easy wine for drinking soon.
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.