With no discernable wood, this is all about tight, perfumed fruits. A stalky character comes from the light body and smoky character. At the end, the black fruits and acidity come into play. 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.