Legrand's top wine needs aging, as it is a little austere when young. But to compensate there are some good red berry fruits, with fresh layers of acidity. The aromas, too, are already enticing. There is a touch of toast, finishing with red currants and cranberries.
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.