While it is still young and fruity, the wine has a fine depth of flavor. There is a herbal edge though from the intense perfumes that give the wine an almost exotic feel. Green tea and black currant flavor are delicious in a wine that can age for 2–3 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.