Taut, tight and tangy, this has a great zing of citrus and spice. The texture is still young, with a lime flavor, hinting at the creamy character to come. Give this wine two more 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.