Mineral and stone flavors abound, with perfumed aromas and fruit totally textured by the terroir. White currant fruits are here, built around a firm core and piled with acidity. Will benefit from aging for several more years, but can be enjoyed now.
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.