With the structured influence of Cabernet Sauvignon, this is a wine that brings out the freshness of 2008, along with its firm tannins. It is still a young wine with acidity and tannins dominating the fruit.
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.