This wine is deceptive. Initially it seems full of fresh red fruits and spices. But go deeper and that is just the initial flavor; packed with tannins and a big, powerful core, this is just starting out. In 10 years, this will be a finely balanced, mature wine.
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.