The wine is crisp, showing a light, fragrant character and some attractive acidity. A creamier undertow will develop over the next few months, rounding out the steely edge that's currently 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.