This wine is somewhat green, with upfront tannins. It does have more weight than previous vintages, along with some black plum fruits, but there is still a touch of green that won't disappear.
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.