A young vintage wine, this is very crisp and citrusy. It has a strongly tannic texture, and is bright with a sharp edge of acidity. There's a forward steely, mineral character and a dryness that offers promise for several years' aging.
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.