Very pure varietal flavors, with firm tannins under a burst of vivid raspberries and red currant fruits. The freshness is all there still. Drink now for its fruit, or hold for 2 years for complexity.
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.