Powerful spice from new wood dominates this young wine. Under that, the fruit is raisiny, with black figs, dark tannins and a potential blockbuster of flavors. Those tannins and the acidity promise good aging on this concentrated wine.
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.