A solid, dry style that shows young dried fruits, tight acidity and dark tannins over a bed of richness. This is definitely to be aged, unlike the Director's Choice vintage from the same producer. It is firm, its textures still evolving, just leaving the initial bold fruitiness behind.
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.