It still tastes very young with its aggressive acidity and herbaceous character. It's mineral, tight, with zesty lemon, lime and strong gooseberry flavors. It needs until 2015 to calm down.
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.