Still young and still dominated by new wood, this will develop into a powerful and serious wine. All the right black fruits and acidity are there. The wine has richness and fine aging potential. Keep for 3–4 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.