In its youthful state, the wine has an earthy character that will soon move into a ripe, fruity while always structured state. Rich and fruity now, it's likely to become a serious, ageworthy 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.