This is finely structured, with its ripe tannins forming a solid base for the dense red fruit and spicy wood flavors. It's soli and chunky, showing its youth through the rich texture. Age for 3–4 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.