Firmly tannic in style, a still-young wine. It has acidity, black plum skins and a dense texture. The acidity gives freshness, although the main element is the structure, the fruit needing a year to develop. Screwcap.
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.