A classically structured wine, with its tannins and stalky black currant character prominent. It does have an extra component of richness that offers sweetness and a more full-bodied potential. As it develops, it will becomes a delicious, medium-weight, food-friendly wine.
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.