Hard and with rustic flavors, here's a wine that certainly doesn't show well in its youth. Will it age? The tannins are certainly there, so it could do so, but don't open it in the next few years.
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.