Big and rounded, this shows the richness of the vintage and the structure of the appellation. It has weight to go with the rich, juicy fruit, with a flavor of sweet strawberry that's balanced with acidity. This is very young and needing several years to age.
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.