Powerful, concentrated wine, with still-young tannins. The blackberry fruits are ripe, although with an austere edge that comes from the vintage. The wine, however, has enough richness and structure to carry it forward for many years.
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.