There is rich fruit behind the severe opening tannins, giving a sumptuous although firmly structured wine. The raspberry and crushed strawberry flavors are developing well, ready to balance with the tannins after another year.
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.