A highly perfumed wine, with a sweet element that brings juicy acidity sharpened with a green herbal edge. At this stage, the fruit is still fighting with tannins and acidity. A wine to watch.
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.