The wine is rich, firmly textured with layers of strong, dusty tannins. It is drily structured although the bright black currant fruit is developing well. Refreshing fruity acidity marks the end.
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.