Slightly grassy in character, this wine shows green pepper and tight tannins as well as black berry fruits. To balance this, the fruit is very much to the front, the wood and tannins behind. Drink 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.