This has firm tannins certainly, but also a fine underlying fruitiness, showing the potential of black currant and red berry fruit. It feels solid, concentrated and possesses very good potential.
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.