Soft, velvety, with sweet chocolate flavors from new wood and tannins that are gently wrapped in red berry fruits. It is developing quickly, the wood opening up. It will be very enjoyable in 2–3 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.