Intense wine, certainly herbaceous but containing a fine seam of minerality that offers structure and tightness as well as grapefruit flavors. The wine is complex, the flavors going deep down into the palate. At the moment, citrus fruits dominate. Expect these to broaden out in the next 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.