A very dense wine, packed with red fruits, showing ripe concentration. There is an underlying toast and spice character to balance the sweet fruit. The weight is there now, the richness will come later.
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.