A structured wine that is going to need 4 or 5 years to really open up. Already there is power and intense green-fruit flavors, but at the moment new-wood flavors are dominant. Don't drink now.
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.