From a large estate on the Premières Côtes de Bordeaux, this wine is powered by wood as much as fruit. However, the perfumed black fruits will develop to give a good balance, the acidity cutting in to give a fresher finish.
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.