This looks and tastes young for its age, sweet and caramel in flavor, the wood element missing. It's almost syrupy in its texture, a full-bodied style, with fresh black fruits still there.
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.