This is initially rich, but it does have a distinct level of acidity that gives the wine fruit flavors that are more towards currants than stone fruit. The structure is all there, and the wine finishes with tight acidity.
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.