This lean wine shows more structure than fruit. It does have hints of black currant flavors that are hidden by the firm tannins and dense texture. While it will soften, it will always be an austere.
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.