This is dry, with a mineral-driven, almost cool character, atypical of the vintage. The wine is bracketed with tannins, which provides a firm character. Hints of richness appear along with acidity on the finish.
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.