Concentrated, dark wine. It has serious weight and a dry core of tense tannins. The fruit is floral, full of black currant acidity and black cherry flavors. It will need 2-3 years before it is really drinkable.
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.