Modern style of wine, with hints of polished wood, mint flavors and a strong sense of structure. Along with the blackberry fruit, still showing no signs of age, the wine has concentration and elegance. It's a wine for more aging over another 4–5 years.
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.