Still young, this wine has a crisp, steely character, with the freshest acidity which masks the weight of toast and ripe fruit. The austere edge will surely disappear over the next 2–3 years, certainly worth waiting.
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.