A soft, unfocused wine with some kiwi flavors, which is out of balance with the high, herbaceous acidity. It has a hard edge that looks likely to stay as it matures.
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.