Spicy and minty, here is a wine full of fresh, soft flavors, but given a backbone by some dusty, warm tannins. It is perfumed, the fruit given a vibrant edge, and demanding food. Drink now and over two years.
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.