Tannins and severe fruit flavors are the initial impressions of this wine. Behind the mineral, austere exterior, there is a richer, fatter core—its ripe red fruits waiting to surface. Keep for at least three 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.