A curious aroma of honeysuckle and tomatoes spoils this wine. The texture itself is fine, but it seems to have unripe fruit, very dry and rather lean. It could age, but the starting point doesn't seem promising.
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.