All tannins and black fruits, this is a powerful wine. It is tough, very structured, firm and closed up. The acidity dominates the red fruits on the finish. It has immense promise for the long term.
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.