Still so young, the wine is tight at this stage. It has dark stone fruits and dense tannins along with a lightness of red berry fruits. Power and structure as well as a smoky character from 50% new wood aging.
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.