A young wine, but one that is going to develop well, with great ripe fruit, acidity and layers of firm tannins. This solid structure amply supports the fruit. Give this wine perhaps 5 years, and it will show great class.
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.