This wine is dry, dark and packed with too many tannins and not enough fruit. A strong, tough character is the dominant feature and it is tough to see how this will broaden out.
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.