The addition of Cabernet Sauvignon, despite the warm year, leaves the Zweigelt tasting green. There is a distinct vegetal character here, which also comes through in dry tannins. Maybe 2–3 years will help.
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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.