A stalky, herbal wine, its wood and black currant fruits are overlaid with a tight, dry tannic character and intense acidity. It is young and will soften, but that acidity is sure to remain.
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.