Often young Echezeaux can show an earthy character, and this wine is no exception. It also has density of texture: Dark, firm and brooding, this wine demands aging. It has the 2004 freshness and acidity to lighten the finish.
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.