The wine has firm tannins, with a layer of wood surrounding the red plum and intense acidity. At this stage, it remains tannic, needing a few more months to open up, but it will then offer the round softness of Savigny.
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.