At this stage, this is a taut, minerally wine that's dominated by tight acidity. Pears and green plums are the lead flavors, with a touch of wood and a zing of crispness on the finish. Age for two years to round it out.
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.