Fragrant, tobacco, black currant and spice aromas lead into a young, fruity wine. It has soft tannins, great juicy fruit and lively acidity. The texture is stalky, likely to round out over the next 2–3 years.
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.