This is a big wine, and so young. The fruits are vibrantly fresh, but the tannins are still somewhat set apart. Just wait; this is so intense and concentrated that it will be stunning. For now, admire the structure and the fruit from afar; don't open until 2012.
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.