A tense and mineral wine, it has a cool character with the wood offering a dry and toasty edge to the citrus and steel texture. It is still young, needing time for the wood to really integrate. Keep for 3–4 years.
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.